Nature Protocols 9, 1049 (2014).
Authors: Audrey Beaussart, Sofiane El-Kirat-Chatel, Ruby May A Sullan, David Alsteens, Philippe Herman, Sylvie Derclaye & Yves F Dufrêne
During the past decades, several methods (e.g., electron microscopy, flow c ... mehr
Sniffing has historically been considered an olfactory behavior because inhalation is a necessary step in odor perception. Growing evidence, however, has demonstrated that the display of sniffing surpasses the bounds of those contexts that are olfactory in nature. In this issue of Chemical ... mehr
The objective of this study was to examine the reliability of associations between fat taste, hunger, dietary fat intake, and body mass index (BMI). Detection thresholds for oleic acid (OA) were obtained during each of 7 consecutive visits using a modified staircase procedure. Participants ... mehr
Transient receptor potential cation channel subfamily M member 5 (TRPM5) is a Ca2+-activated nonselective cation channel involved in the transduction of sweet, bitter, and umami tastes. We previously showed that TRPM5 is a locus for the modulation of taste perception by temperature changes, ... mehr
We compared the morphology of the primary olfactory center, the antennal lobe (AL), in 2 homopteran insects, Hyalesthes obsoletus Signoret (Homoptera: Cixiidae) and Scaphoideus titanus Ball (Homoptera: Cicadomorpha). The comparison between the ALs of the 2 species is particularly interestin ... mehr